The 9th Edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code (780 CMR) became mandatory on January 1, 2018, following a concurrency period from October 20 to December 31, 2017. This course will help code enforcement officials, builders, contractors, design professionals, and energy professionals stay up to date with the most significant energy code changes in 9th Edition and between the 2012 and 2015 versions of International Energy Conservation Code. This course will focus on 9th Edition requirements for rooftop solar readiness and COMcheck documentation, as well as 2015 IECC requirements for air barrier construction, mechanical and lighting systems commissioning, and “additional efficiency packages”.
Arthur Pakatar, LEED Green Associate, CEA The Pakatar Group, LLC Mr. Pakatar is the President of The Pakatar Group, LLC, a firm dedicated to the built environment. He is an industry veteran with several years teaching home performance, code and construction-related topics. Mr. Pakatar holds certifications from International Code Council, the Association of Energy Engineers, the Building Performance Institute, the U.S. Green Building Council and Resnet. He is a certified code enforcement officer in New York State and holds the energy code inspector and plans examiner credentials with ICC. Over the past 15 years Mr. Pakatar has prepared and delivered training to code enforcement officers, design professionals and other construction industry stakeholders throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He has taught throughout the United States. Having participated in creating protocols for several pertinent topics he is considered a subject matter expert. His company, The Pakatar Group, LLC, is a member of International Code Council, ASHRAE, the Association of Energy Engineers, Northeast HERS Raters, Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association, the New York State Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.
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